Vabah K. Gayflor discusses her early life and inspiration, poverty, and the continuing effects of the Liberian Civil War, particularly on children. She discusses her advocacy to implement the parts of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended the civil war, and the Liberian constitution that calls for equal rights and opportunities for women. Gayflor describes the process of pushing for a 30% quota for women's representation in Liberian parliament.
At the time of this interview, Vabah K. Gayflor was the President of the Ministry of Gender and Development in Liberia.
This interview was conducted after the Africa Regional Learning Institute and Training of Trainers held in Calgar, Nigeria in February of 2005.
Vabah K Gayflor Interview 2005
Interviews with Women Leaders
Africa, Nigeria, Calgar
BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights; Women's Learning Partnership